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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


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LACS Latin Amer & Caribbean Studies



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101 (Spanish 173) Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies. 3 cr. U. Lectures and discussion of a range of topics relating to Latin America and the Caribbean that lead to an understanding of the cultures of these areas.|Prereq: none.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
193 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
199 Independent Study: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult the program director.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa, writ cons instr, progr dir, & assoc dean for SAS.
200 Special Topics in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Various topics that integrate the experiences of U.S. Latino populations with their countries of origin.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. LACS 200 & Latino 200 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
201 Special Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Topics concerning Latin America and/or the Caribbean, with little or no focus on their diasporas.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Latin American/Caribbean Studies, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa, cons supervising faculty member.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combinations of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM-sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only progr dir & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
300 Advanced Topics in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Advanced study of topics that integrate the experiences of U.S. Latino populations with their countries of origin.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. LACS 300 & Latino 300 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
301 Advanced Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Advanced-level topics concerning Latin America and/or the Caribbean, with little or no focus on their diasporas.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
324 Theatre in the Americas: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Theatre. 3 cr. U. Survey of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latina/o theatre and performance. History and cultures of the Americas that shape these productions. |Counts as repeat of Theatre 490 with topic "Latin American Theatre." LACS, Latino, & Theatre 324 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
326 Brazilian Politics and Society. 3 cr. U. Puzzles and complexities of governing Brazil in 20th and 21st centuries. Historical and institutional foundations of the Brazilian state; current political, economic, and social environment.|Comparative politics course. LACS 326 & Pol Sci 326 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
489 Internship in Latin American/Caribbean Studies, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Latin American/Caribbean studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
496 Advanced UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty of staff.|One cr for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior UROP apprenticeship or equiv rsrch experience.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM-sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only progr dir & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
680 LACUSL Senior Research Project. 3 cr. U. Independent capstone project for the LACUSL majors, integrating Latino and Latin American/Caribbean perspectives on a topic selected by the student in consultation with her/his advisor.|LACS 680 & Latino 680 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: sr st; declared LACUSL major.
698 Independent Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Integrated Studies: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Advanced independent work on a topic with an integrated Latin American/Caribbean and U.S. Latino focus, under supervision of a LACUSL Program instructional staff member.|LACS 698 & Latino 698 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max in any combination of LACS/Latino 698, LACS 699, & Latino 699. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 GPA; cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for L&S SAS.
699 Advanced Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Latin American/Caribbean studies faculty or academic staff member.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max in any combination of LACS/Latino 698, LACS 699, & Latino 699. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, progr dir, & assoc dean for SAS.

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